root-tail - Root-tail prints text directly to an X11 root window

Property Value
Distribution ROSA 2014.1
Repository ROSA Contrib x86_64
Package name root-tail
Package version 1.2
Package release 13-rosa2014.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 35.52 KB
Download size 20.74 KB
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Displays a given file anywhere on your X11 root window
with a transparent background.
It was made because I am very lazy and this was easier than
making a new rxvt pixmap each time I changed my background
to simulate that transparent effect.


Package Version Architecture Repository
root-tail-1.2-13-rosa2014.1.i586.rpm 1.2 i586 ROSA Contrib
root-tail - - -


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Name Value
root-tail == 1.2-13:2014.1


Type URL
Binary Package root-tail-1.2-13-rosa2014.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package root-tail-1.2-13.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable ROSA Contrib repository on Install and Remove Software
  2. Update packages list:
    # urpmi.update -a
  3. Install root-tail rpm package:
    # urpmi root-tail




2014-07-25 - Denis Silakov <> 1.2-13
+ Revision: 38cb578
- MassBuild#464: Increase release tag

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